Spanish Translation, Assistant Professor





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Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.


The UNLV Department of World Languages and Cultures invites applications for a tenure-track position in Translation to begin August 2022. 

The appointee will teach a variety of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels based on department needs. In addition, candidates will further grow the Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation.



This position requires a Ph.D. in Translation Studies in Spanish from a regionally accredited college or university or the equivalent. The successful applicant will have a native or near-native command of both Spanish and English. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

Experience in teaching Spanish for the Professions courses (Spanish for Legal Professions, Spanish for Medicine, and Spanish for Tourism) and/or literary translation, and literature highly desirable.

Evidence of scholarly activity required. Candidates must also show strong commitment to excellence in scholarship, teaching and service.

Cómo solicitar 

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the contact information, email addresses, and telephone numbers of the three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on November 1, 2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Alicia Rico, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at

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